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Lericia Harris
April 26, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The second annual " They Will Skate Again Atlanta " event happens Saturday April 28 at Kennesaw Skate Park. The gathering is presented by Life Rolls On which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury. As part of the 2018...
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Amanda Cooper
April 25, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn’t have a chair that could accommodate her disability. Maria Saliagas said that the airline usually provides a wheelchair with straps because she can’t sit up on her own Delta...
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Maria Boynton
April 24, 2018 - 6:53 pm
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore says "I'm sad for the city, and for what we're going through." Moore is referring to reports, by Atlanta television station Fox 5, that former Mayor Kasim Reed paid out more than $500,000 in bonuses and contest winnings during his last year in office. As...
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Photo Credit: Maria Boynton
Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 4:55 pm
Former Mayor Kasim Reed is under fire again. This time he is being investigated for giving away over half a million dollars end of the year bonuses and contest give-a-ways at the annual employee Christmas party. FOX 5 reported that the bonuses ranged from $5,000 to 15,000 dollars per employee and...
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Maria Boynton
April 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Atlanta attorney Claud "Tex" McIver could be headed to prison for the rest of his life. That's among the sentencing options, with the decision to be announced on May 23. Monday, a 12-person panel of 7 women and 5 men, found McIver guilty of the September 2016 shooting death of his wife Diane. They...
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Amanda Cooper
April 24, 2018 - 10:46 am
Neo-Nazis exercised their first and second amendment rights in Greenville Street Park in Newnan Georgia. Video of Neo Nazi Rally in Newnan Georgia Members of the National Socialist Movement, a white nationalist organization that has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center,...
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April 23, 2018 - 5:54 pm
Bus drivers in Dekalb County continued their "sick out" Monday as they demand fair pay, saftey and respect from the school board. The strike began last week as nearly 400 drivers (43%) called in sick to work on Thursday and Friday after negotiations with the Dekalb county school board stalled. "We...
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Apr 21, 2018; Indio, CA, USA; Beyonce performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club. Mandatory Credit: Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via USA TODAY NETWORK
Credit: Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via USA TODAY NETWORK
Lericia Harris
April 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, has collaborated with Google to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program . Google.org has matched the $100,000 grant Beyoncé announced last week, which will permit four additional HBCUs to receive $25,000 scholarships for...
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Amanda Cooper
April 20, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Thousands of students from all over the country staged a national school walkout today on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. In Atlanta, roughly 100 students skipped school and gathered on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in protest for “congressional, state, and local...
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Photo Credit: Amanda Cooper-Entercom Radio Atlanta
Amanda Cooper
April 19, 2018 - 4:57 pm
As we see a rise of protest movements and rallies surging all over the country, there is no better time to vote then now. In Georgia, the general primary and nonpartisan general election is May 22nd and will include key Republican and Democratic races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Congress,...
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